The organization of the Premios Juventud announced on Wednesday that the Colombian singer Maluma will receive on July 18 the award for “Agents of Change”, which for the first time is given to an artist.
Maluma, who is also the most nominated artist this year to the Premios Juventud, in eight categories, will be recognized for inspiring young people to achieve their dreams through their foundation, “The Art of Dreams,” Univision said. that awards these awards.
The awards will be presented at a gala to be held in Miami on July 18.
The one from Medellín will be one of the musicians who will perform on the stage of the Watsco Center in Miami, which will also include the bachatero Romeo Santos, who has two nominations and will sing with a surprise guest a song from his most recent album, “Utopia”.
Daddy Yankee, who has seven nominations, and Natti Natasha, with a presence in three categories, will join Pitbull in an exclusive presentation of their latest joint composition, “Do not Try It.”
The gala in which the current trends in pop culture, music, digital media, fashion, television and social networks will also be performed by Pedro Capó, nominated for the first time, with three options to win a prize, the same as Christian Nodal, who will represent the regional Mexican music.
New names of Latin music will also be presented, such as the Dominican singer Amenazzy, the Argentinean singer Cazzu, the Puerto Rican singer Dalex and the Panamanian singer Sech.
Along with Maluma and Daddy Yankee, the also Puerto Rican Bad Bunny is one of the big favorites of the night, with seven nominations, and with one less appear the Puerto Rican rapper Anuel AA, the Californian Becky G and the Colombians J Balvin and Karol G.
With five nominations appears Ozuna, followed, with four, by the New York diva Jennifer Lopez and the Canadian singer Snow, with which Daddy Yankee versioned his 1992 hit “Informer”, now titled “Calm”.
Voters can choose winners over the internet, who come from a selection made by an “association with industry experts”, explained the organizers of the event.
The gala will be presented by the members of the youth band CNCO, the Argentine actress and singer Lali Espósito and the Mexican actress Alejandra Espinoza. (EFEUSA) .-